Pakistan

Heavy police contingents deployed at Islamabad’s entry and exit points

Security was tightened throughout the capital on Sunday evening, after a high alert was issued. According to DIG Operations Islamabad, heavy contingents of law enforcement officials were deployed to all entry and exit points of Islamabad. Additionally, police and Rangers were also dispatched to other important installations. “All possible steps …

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Sheikh Rasheed says govt is not negotiating with TLP

Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed said Sunday the government was not negotiating with the outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP). “No negotiation process is underway with the TLP,” said the minister. Giving details of the proscribed organisation’s blockage of roads and highways across the country, Rasheed said 192 locations across the …

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PM Imran Khan expresses ‘full confidence’ in finance minister Shaukat Tareen’s abilities

Prime Minister Imran Khan recently had a meeting with the newly-appointed Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen at the Prime Minister’s House. During the meeting, discussions were held related to the economic situation of the country. Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar was also in attendance along with the social media team …

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Maryam Nawaz to visit Karachi on April 24 for NA-249 election campaign

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz will reach Karachi on April 24 to lead the election campaign of PML-N candidate Miftah Ismail, quoting sources,  reported on Saturday. Earlier, the PML-N leader said that she will visit Karachi for the election campaign in NA-249 by-elections. PML-N Karachi has constituted committees …

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Took action against TLP for street violence, attacking law enforcers: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan in a series of tweets on Saturday made it clear that the government took action against the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) after it challenged the writ of the state. “Let me make clear to people here & abroad: Our govt only took action against TLP under our …

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Punjab resumes physical classes for grades 9-12 from 19th

Physical classes for grades nine to 12 are set to resume in over a dozen cities of Punjab, including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, and Gujrat from April 19. Taking to Twitter, Education Minister Murad Raas announced that in-person classes for grades 9,10,11,12 will start at all public and private …

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Pakistan records 4,976 fresh corona infections within 24 hrs

There was no let-up in Covid-19 related deaths as 112 more people succumbed to the virus across the country over the past 24 hours. The number of total deaths has soared to 16,094, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Covid-19. The national tally of confirmed cases …

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Governor asks Sindh CM to take action against miscreants

Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has written a letter to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in which he urged the provincial government to maintain law and order situation besides ensuring action against the miscreants. In its letter, Imran Ismail said that it is the government’s responsibility to provide safe and peaceful …

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Condition of Sindh’s villages worsening: PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan lamented the condition of villages in Sindh, saying that the condition of its villages were deteriorating as time progressed. The prime minister was addressing the Kamyab Jawan Programme in Sukkur where he said that instead of progressing with time, villages and rural areas in Sindh were …

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